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glyka

γλυκά

Sweet pastries or Glika in Zante town

Sweets, in particular sweet pastries that are a common gift for dinner party hosts or for giving out to friends and colleagues on one's name day, which is more important than one's birthday. Also known as γλύκισμα (glykisma).

Glyka also means 'ingredients' in a recipe.

Text © Dana Facaros

Image by Heather Cowper